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Dec 18 2018

2018 Indiana Day At Seabrook Island

By Valerie Doane for The Island Connection The 8th Annual Seabrook Island Indiana Day celebrated the 202nd anniversary of Indiana’s admission to the Union. On Dec. 11, 1816 Indiana was admitted to the Union and 25 local Hoosiers gathered on Dec.11 to commemorate the event.  The Hoosier festivities were celebrated at the Oyster Catcher Community …

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Dec 18 2018

Tom Steyer Visits Charleston

By Gregg Bragg, The Island Connection Sr. Staff Writer Tom Steyer paid a visit to the Lowcountry on Dec. 4 and spent a few minutes with the Island Connection in the Mills House’ Best Friend Lounge. The billionaire philanthropist got his start managing mergers and acquisitions for Morgan Stanley in 1979. He followed that career …

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Dec 14 2018

Make Your Trip Historic

By Carol Antman for The Island Connection  If you’re ready to venture away from the predictability of chain hotels, curb your impulse to book a room on Expedia and click instead on the Historic Hotels of America website. It’s a tempting selection of over 300 unique accommodations in 46 states, the District of Columbia, the …

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Dec 12 2018

Seabrook Island Natural History Guild Announces 2019 Schedule

By Norman Powers for The Island Connection The Seabrook Island Natural History Group has released the schedule for its signature SINHG Trips for members for the New Year. Spring 2019 trips begin in February with a private tour of the South Carolina Historical Society Museum in Charleston’s recently renovated and landmarked “Fireproof Building”. The tour …

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Dec 12 2018

Bridgepointe Therapy To Help Adopted Children And Teens

Staff Report for The Island Connection A new counseling office, Bridgepointe Therapy, recently opened in Charleston to specialize in working with adoptive and foster families. This is Charleston’s only counseling center exclusively for adoptive families. Based in West Ashley, Bridgepointe Therapy serves families from throughout the tri-county area. “ After talking to over 20 professionals …

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Dec 11 2018

Frank Vignola Trio Coming To Kiawah Island

By Keely Laughlin for The Island Connection Frank Vignola’s Hot Jazz Guitar Trio featuring Vinny Raniolo and Gary Mazzaroppi are some of the most extraordinary guitarists performing before the public today. Hear a wide repertoire of unique fresh arrangements as this astounding trio covers works from Beethoven, Bach to Paul Simon and Frank Zappa as …

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Dec 11 2018

Basket Brigade Provides Holiday Cheer

Staff Report for The Island Connection On Nov. 20 volunteers from the tri-county assembled at the Charleston Area Convention Hall to assemble and deliver Thanksgiving meals to over 3,500 Berkeley, Charleston and Dorchester county residents. More than 300 volunteers assisted. The Charleston Basket Brigade is a 501-(c)(3) nonprofit with a mission to bring the community …

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Dec 10 2018

Free Art Workshop By Bob LeFevre

By Betsy Turner for The Island Connection Why not start the New Year with a new skill? Bob LeFevre, who recently taught a workshop on drawing the human figure, will be holding a free and open-to-everyone workshop on how to properly draw and paint shrimp boats at the Eagle’s Nest in the Lake House on …

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Dec 07 2018

Beating The Holiday Blues

By Barbara Radin Fox for The Island Connection Since we’re getting into the swing of the holiday season, a few words on how to beat the “Holiday Blues” may be helpful. Many people don’t understand why they get depressed during the holiday season and actually feel guilty and frustrated for feeling that way. It’s actually …

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Dec 06 2018

Seabrook Island Town Council Meeting: Tuesday, November 27, 2018

By Gregg Bragg, The Island Connection Sr. Staff Writer Seabrook residents were silent on Nov. 27. There were no questions or discussion initiated by attendees, after Town Council got an early start with public hearings on three ordinances; 2018- 10, 11, and 12 due for a second reading. Town Administrator Joe Cronin said ordinance 2018-10 …

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